Category: Flood Insights & Impacts

Cyclone Loss Prevention
25 September 2020 | Feature Article

Cyclone Loss Prevention

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Last-minute commercial/industrial windstorm and flood preparation to help mitigate damage from cyclones.
Time to revisit building codes?
26 August 2020 | Feature Article

Time to revisit building codes?

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Amidst the increasing frequency and intensity of natural catastrophes it is time to revisit the purpose and content of building codes, argues FM Global’s Michael Stuckings.
Cyclone Mangga reminds us why mines must be ready for anything
14 July 2020 | Feature Article

Cyclone Mangga reminds us why mines must be ready for anything

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This year has highlighted the need to be prepared for the unexpected. While mining sites are in general very resilient operations, this goes for miners too. FM Global group manager, account engineering Michael Beaumont writes.
The cost of idling
04 June 2020 | Feature Article

The cost of idling

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Protect your facilities from the outside forces still at work during the COVID-19 shutdown.
Have you done everything possible?
11 September 2019 | Feature Article

Have you done everything possible?

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If any of your locations are in the path of any forecasted hurricane-force winds or heavy rain, follow your emergency plan and be sure to take these steps, if they can be done safely, to help mitigate damage.
Calculate the real cost of catastrophe
19 August 2019 | Feature Article

Calculate the real cost of catastrophe

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If we have one job as CFOs, it's protecting the value of our companies. One of the most insidious threats to corporate value is sudden disruption from events like fire, hurricane, flood, earthquake or cyber attack—disruption that is ostensibly insured. We tend to be vaguely aware of this risk, but rarely do we put numbers to it.
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